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Dr George Tantchev

Total Percussion Competition 2022

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 On the occasion of our 20th anniversary, we at Tantchev Publishing are happy to announce our first Total Percussion Competition will commence in January of 2022 and will go on a monthly basis. Percussionists from all over the world, regardless of age, are invited to submit their best video performance of a composition chosen from our catalogue every month. 

 

 The objective is to show proficiency in all major areas of percussion art i.e. Two & Four Mallets, Snare Drum, Drum Set, Timpani & Multi Percussion.

 

The required pieces will be announced at the end of each month.

 

Participants will then have eight weeks to prepare and submit each particular piece in a video link to: georgetantchev1@gmail.com

 

There is no fee for entering the competition.  

  • 1st place - $100

  • 2nd place - $50

  • 3rd places - 2 @ $25

 

Video & sound editing is allowed. The jury will be looking for a polished audio/visual performance showcasing musicality, virtuosity and connection with the audience. Memorizing the pieces is strongly recommended. All compositions are available to purchase on Amazon.com. Please, check back here for updates. 

The first round piece is "Folk Ballade" a four mallet solo vibraphone piece, winner of the special prize of the Union of the Bulgarian Composers.Deadline for submission is March 1st, 2022. 

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Round 1 - "Folk Ballade"

A four mallet solo vibraphone piece, winner of the special prize of the Union of the Bulgarian Composers.

 

Deadline for submission is March 1st, 2022. 

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Round 2 - "Tornado F6"

A snare drum solo for Intermediate/Advanced percussionists.

Deadline for submitting a video is April 1st, 2022.